Dr. Nicole Freels

Fall Boot Guide

By Dr. Nicole Freels / August 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Fall Boot Guide

September is here and that means Fall is too!! When we think of Fall, we think of changing leaves, chilly mornings, and, of course, fall fashion!  All of our doctors absolutely LOVE a trendy fall bootie. In fact, if you come into our office during any of the fall and winter months, you’ll see that…

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Back To School

By Dr. Nicole Freels / August 10, 2020 / Comments Off on Back To School

For a lot of us, back-to-school means buying school supplies, maybe a few new outfits for the colder weather coming up, and transitioning back into the craziness of everyday life. Here at Lexington Podiatry it also means doing a post-summer check-in with our feet to make sure they are still in tip top shape after…

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Why do our feet swell up in the heat? What can we do about it?

By Dr. Nicole Freels / July 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Why do our feet swell up in the heat? What can we do about it?

It’s a phenomenon that many of us are familiar with: you’re pulling on your flip flops while enjoying a day of relaxation in the summer sun, and you have to struggle to get them on; it seems like your feet are bigger than usual. Is it your imagination? No, it isn’t – it is estimated…

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To Birk or not to Birk? THAT is the question of the summer!

By Dr. Nicole Freels / July 13, 2020 / Comments Off on To Birk or not to Birk? THAT is the question of the summer!

Birkenstocks have made a comeback in the past few years, and we’ve been seeing them everywhere this summer! So many people absolutely rave about this shoe, but are they podiatrist approved? The short answer is sometimes. Like any shoe, there are pros and cons to Birkenstocks, so keep reading and we’ll break it down for you!…

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Pedicures Don’t Just Keep the Diabetic Toes Pretty

By Dr. Nicole Freels / July 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Pedicures Don’t Just Keep the Diabetic Toes Pretty

Vohra Wound Physicians is a physician group providing wound care management consulting solutions and services in post-acute care facilities.

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Tennis Shoes: Everything You Need to Know

By Dr. Nicole Freels / June 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Tennis Shoes: Everything You Need to Know

Tennis Shoes: Everything You Need to Know A solid pair of tennis shoes should absolutely be a staple in everybody’s closet! When Dr. Freels isn’t in the office, she LIVES in her Brooks Ghost 12s. Tennis shoes offer so much more support than any other type of shoe, there is just absolutely no comparison (especially when…

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Our Top 3 Pedicure Tips

By Dr. Nicole Freels / June 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Our Top 3 Pedicure Tips

Pedicures are the perfect way to pamper yourself while also getting your feet ready for summer, and they actually have some health benefits that can keep your feet in tip top shape! For one, getting pedicures is a great way to have your nails regularly trimmed, especially if you have trouble doing it yourself. Plus,…

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Getting Back to Work

By Dr. Nicole Freels / June 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Getting Back to Work

Getting Back to Work: Making the Transition from your Quarantine Slippers to Work Sandals As summer is approaching and the world is slowly making its way out of quarantine, we’re also beginning our transition from slippers and house shoes and back in to everyday footwear. Although we recommend that you stay away from the classic…

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Our Top 3 Tips for Healthy Feet at the Beach

By Dr. Nicole Freels / June 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Our Top 3 Tips for Healthy Feet at the Beach

Warm weather finally rolling in means it’s time for those long-awaited beach trips we look forward to all year round. But, just because you’re going on vacation doesn’t mean you can take a break from caring for your feet! Those beautiful destinations still have the potential to cause some serious foot pain if you’re not careful. How…

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Podiatrist’s Perspective: Air Jordan I

By Dr. Nicole Freels / June 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Podiatrist’s Perspective: Air Jordan I

If you haven’t seen ESPN’s “The Last Dance” documentary about Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls, then you just found a new quarantine activity! What did we think about this 10-part series? Per usual, this got us thinking about SHOES. Chances are, if you’ve heard of Michael Jordan you’ve also heard of Air Jordan’s,…

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